The Wall Street Journal reports today that President Obama may suspend deportations and give work permits to millions of undocumented immigrants. The executive branch of our government is headed by the President and does manage and control the immigration process. Most legal experts agree that the President can act without Congress in many ways. For example, many Presidents have exercised power to grant deferred action and temporary protected status (TPS). This WSJ journal nicely explains some of the executive actions under consideration. According to the article, the President may announce his executive order shortly after Labor Day.
Cowles & Thompson Immigration Law Group is following this story closely.
Read the Wall Street Journal article